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  • Full time faculty position: Environmental Studies-Conservation Biology

    Melanie Colón
    • Employer: Antioch University New England
      Location: Keene, NH
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 07/16/2018
      Open Until Filled: No

    *Faculty of Environmental Studies with a focus in **Conservation Biology* *Department of Environmental Studies, Antioch University New England Keene, NH, USA *Position: Full-time Faculty Start date: August 20, 2018 (or when the position is filled) *Position Description* The Department of Environmental Studies at Antioch University New England invites applications for a full-time appointment in its innovative, interdisciplinary graduate department with programs leading to Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Environmental Studies. The selected candidate will teach graduate courses, direct thesis and dissertation research, and advance their own research and service agenda to provide opportunities for student collaboration and support. We seek a highly collaborative, motivated, and hands-on faculty member who is enthusiastic about innovative and interdisciplinary teaching and learning. The desired candidate will have a track record of professional collaboration, applied research, peer-reviewed publications, and community engagement. The research program of the candidate should be complementary to the current faculty.

    This is a full-time faculty appointment in the Department of Environmental Studies. Full-time faculty members are expected to devote 60-80% of their time to engagement with student learning, including teaching face-to-face and/or low-residency, hybrid courses. The selected candidate should be able to teach graduate courses such as conservation biology, ecology, vertebrate ecology, wildlife management, biostatistics, GIS, and/or landscape ecology, and will have the opportunity to develop and lead field study courses as well as courses in their area of expertise. Full-time faculty members are also expected to engage in scholarship, service to the institution, and professional or community service related to their Antioch role. Candidates should have a doctoral degree in-hand at contract start date, prior teaching experience, and an active research program.

    *Antioch University and the ES Department* Founded in 1853, Antioch University provides learner-centered education to empower students with the knowledge and skills to lead meaningful lives and to advance social, economic, and environmental justice. Antioch University New England (AUNE), one of Antioch University’s five regional campuses, uses a distinctive graduate education pedagogy that mixes academic rigor with experiential learning and social engagement. The campus is located in the beautiful Monadnock region of southwestern New Hampshire, which offers excellent public and private schools, a strong community, and numerous recreation opportunities. The Department of Environmental Studies at AUNE educates visionary, pragmatic leaders in a collaborative interdisciplinary setting, founded on academic excellence and the principles of environmental justice and sustainability.

    *Application Instructions* For more information about the position, contact Dr. Rachel Thiet, Department of Environmental Studies, at rthiet(at)antioch.edu. To apply, submit an application *as one .pdf document* that includes your statement of interest, curriculum vita, separate statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and contact information for three professional references to hr.aune(at)antioch.edu with “ES-CB Faculty Search” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin July 16, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Position is pending budget approval by the AU Board of Governors.

    AUNE is committed to providing a learning and work environment free from discrimination and harassment. Programs, activities, and employment are available with equal opportunity for all and without discrimination on the basis of race, age, color, gender, gender identity, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, family status, or disability. The campus is a smoke-free environment. -- Rachel K. Thiet, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Studies Director, Conservation Biology Environmental Studies Department Antioch University New England 40 Avon St. Keene NH 03431 Phone: 603-283-2337 E-mail: rthiet@antioch.edu Click here <https://www.antioch.edu/new-england/faculty/rachel-thiet/> to visit my webpage Research Affiliate, US National Park Service, Cape Cod National Seashore

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